A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km NW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands (30 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 04:03:47 / March 3, 2020 @ 4:03 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:03:47 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 144.5997° East, 20.89° North, depth 137.16 km. Id of earthquake: us60008b6c. Event ids that are associated: us60008b6c. The epicenter was at a depth of 137.16 km (85 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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